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Dublin in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Rod R. Fallon

 
 
Rod R. Fallon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
1. Rod R. Fallon Marker
Inscription. Son of Jeremiah and Ellen Fallon. Regarded with great respect by people of the area for his honesty and integrity. Renowned for his fine horsemanship and proficiency with the riata (rawhide rope), which sometimes was up to 70 feet in length. He always rode excellent horses and was a fine rifle shot. He was superintendent of Dougherty Ranch. He died Feb. 21, 1932.
 
Erected by Dublin Heritage Center.
 
Location. 37° 41.995′ N, 121° 56.303′ W. Marker is in Dublin, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Donlon Way. Touch for map. Marker is located behind St. Raymond's Church in the Dublin Cemetery. Cemetery is located at the Dublin Heritage Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6600 Donlon Way, Dublin CA 94568, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Norris Family (a few steps from this marker); Dobbel Family (a few steps from this marker); Flanagan Family (a few steps from this marker); Tehan Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Heritage Park & Museums (within shouting distance of this marker); Old St. Raymondís Church
Rod R. Fallon Marker and Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2010
2. Rod R. Fallon Marker and Family Plot
His gravestone is the small stone under the sign. The large white tombstone on the far left marks the gravesite of his father, Jeremiah Fallon who was one of the rescuers of the ill fated Donner Party.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Murray-Green Homes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Amador Valley Hotel (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dublin.
 
Additional comments.
1. The Dublin Pioneer Cemetery
The Pioneer Cemetery was formally established as a cemetery with the burial of Tom Donlon in 1859. Tom Donlon, a Dublin pioneer, fell to his death while helping to construct St. Raymondís Church. The cemetery is an active cemetery however is closed to burials.
    — Submitted January 21, 2010.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
Dublin Heritage Center image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle
3. Dublin Heritage Center
Murray Schoolhouse - 1856
St. Raymond's Church - 1859
Pioneer Cemetery - 1859
Dublin Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle
4. Dublin Cemetery
The Cemetery is located behind St. Raymond's Church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,115 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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